Anantnag town on Wednesday observed shutdown against thekilling of engineering graduate-turned-militant and his associate in a gunfightwith the security forces yesterday.
Reports said that all business establishments remain closedwhile the public traffic is also off the roads in the town.
One of the slain militants identified as Faisal Nazeer, 22,a B Tech graduate, had joined the militant ranks only 45 days ago.
Reportedly, the slain graduate was associated withJaish-e-Muhammad militant outfit.
The militants were killed in forest area of Kharpora andKachwan in Larnoo area of Kokernag yesterday afternoon during a gunfight withthe security forces.